The Transylvania Times -

Children Issues Dominate Meeting


October 26, 2017

Issues centering on the welfare of local children dominated much of Monday’s Transylvania Board of Commissioners’ meeting.

Since late 2014, the number of Transylvania County children in foster care has increased from 34 to 59.

Twenty-three of these children are placed outside of Transylvania County.

On Monday, commissioners approved the Department of Social Services (DSS) hiring a community social services assistant to provide transportation services for foster care and children’s services, as well as to supervise family visits with foster children.

Darrell Renfroe, the county’s...

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